Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake Recipe 1 Scoop of Vanilla Whey Protein 1/8 tsp Vanilla 1/8 tsp Cinnamon 1/8 tsp Nutmeg 1/3 cup Canned Pumpkin (No Salt) 8 oz Almond Milk 5-7 Ice Cubes Small Handful of Cashews (Optional) Blend all ingredients well and enjoy!
What is folic acid? Folic (FOH-lik) acid is a B vitamin. It helps the body make healthy new cells. “Folic acid” and “folate” mean the same thing. Folic acid is a manmade form of folate. Folate is found naturally in some foods. Most women do not get all the folic acid they need through food […]
Food Don’ts // Print-and-Go Guide There are 3 main dangers lurking in the food pregnant women eat. They are: • Listeria – a dangerous bacterium that can grow even in cold refrigerators. • Mercury – a harmful metal found in high levels in some fish. • Toxoplasma – a risky parasite found in undercooked meat […]
Natural Headache Remedies // Cucumber Water Recipe 1/2 Organic Cucumber 1/2 Organic Squeezed Lemon Dash of Mint Leaves 16 oz Purified Water 3X a Day or Until Headache is Gone! P.S. Did you enjoy this Natural Headache Remedies Recipe? If so, please LIKE, COMMENT and SHARE this post below.
Heart Disease, Stroke Prevention and Warning Signs Many women may not be aware that heart disease and stroke are major threats to their health. But heart disease is the most common cause of death among women in the United States, and stroke is the third most common cause of death. Heart disease and stroke also […]
Finding Breast Cancer Early Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women (the first is skin cancer). The older a woman is, the greater her risk. Most women who develop breast cancer have no special risk factors for the disease, so it is critical that you talk with your doctor and […]
Colorectal Health Colorectal health refers to the colon and rectum. Colorectal cancer is often called a “silent” disease because symptoms don’t always develop until it is difficult to cure. The good news is that colorectal cancer is preventable and mostly curable when detected early through regular screening tests. Screening tests help your doctor find polyps, […]
Urinary Tract Health Proper functioning of the urinary tract health system is a natural part of your day. It is something that you probably don’t think about until you have a problem. The urinary tract makes and stores urine. There are three main parts of the urinary tract – the urethra (which directs the urine […]
Irritable Bowel Syndrome What is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a collection of symptoms such as cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. People with IBS have some of these symptoms — such as cramping and diarrhea or bloating and constipation — for at least 3 months. IBS can be uncomfortable. […]
What is colon and rectal cancer? Cancer is a disease in which cells become abnormal and form more cells in an uncontrolled way. Cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer. Cancer that begins in the rectum is called rectal cancer. The colon and rectum are parts of the body’s digestive system, which […]
What is infertility? Infertility means not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying. Or, six months, if a woman is 35 or older. Women who can get pregnant but are unable to stay pregnant may also be infertile. Pregnancy is the result of a process that has many steps. To get pregnant: […]
What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS Symptoms)? A person with CFS feels completely worn-out and overtired. This extreme tiredness makes it hard to do the daily tasks that most of us do without thinking — like dressing, bathing, or eating. Sleep or rest does not make the tiredness go away. It can be made worse […]
Fish Facts for Women Who Are Pregnant or Breastfeeding Fish and shellfish are an important part of a healthy diet. They are a great source of protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids for people of all ages. The nutrients in seafood are important for unborn babies, as well as for infants and young children. Research […]
Binge Eating Disorder What is binge eating disorder? People with binge eating disorder often eat an unusually large amount of food and feel out of control during the binges. Unlike bulimia or anorexia, binge eaters do not throw up their food, exercise a lot, or eat only small amounts of only certain foods. Because of […]
10 Tips to Make Better Beverage Choices What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and offer little or no nutrients, while others may provide nutrients but too much fat and too many calories. Here are some tips to help you make better beverage choices. 1) Drink Water […]